Saturday, October 31, 2015
The videos show her going from her nest until she disappears into the Atlantic Ocean on Crescent Beach, Florida. The leatherback is the largest, deepest diving, and most migratory and wide ranging of all sea turtles. The adult leatherback can reach 4 to 8 feet in length and 500 to 2000 pounds in weight.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
A sad story indeed. Jairo Mora Sandoval, a 26-year-old Costa Rican conservationist, was killed protecting the eggs of endangered leatherbacks by poachers who sell the eggs as aphrodisiacs. Read the entire story here to understand the importance of preservation of this endangered species.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Visit the San Diego Zoo's website for a ton of great information about the difference of these amazingly interesting creatures!